The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 220 155 155
Rank change year-on-year
-65 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 40 92 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 1.03% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 3.19% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 57 47
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £314
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3165 2887 2851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.63% 32.35% 33.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 1576 1443
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 184
Average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent -10 10 £338 +35.00% 3
Oxfordshire -18 10 £475 +31.94% 2
Hampshire -14 9 £350 +14.28% 16
Berkshire +13 5 £405 +1.25% 16
West Sussex -15 2 £338 +20.00% 2
Surrey -21 2 £275 -14.06% 9
East Sussex - 1 £305 - 5
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 126 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (55.56%) C#
3 69 (54.76%) SQL
4 57 (45.24%) ASP.NET
5 46 (36.51%) SQL Server
6 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 34 (26.98%) HTML
8 28 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 27 (21.43%) VB
10 26 (20.63%) Windows
10 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
11 24 (19.05%) .NET Framework
12 20 (15.87%) PL/SQL
13 19 (15.08%) Oracle
13 19 (15.08%) XML
13 19 (15.08%) Finance
14 18 (14.29%) T-SQL
14 18 (14.29%) IIS
14 18 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (13.49%) VBScript
16 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
16 15 (11.90%) Oracle Database
17 14 (11.11%) SDLC
17 14 (11.11%) SC Cleared
17 14 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (11.11%) MVC
18 13 (10.32%) C++
18 13 (10.32%) CSS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.59%) CMS
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.59%) WinCC
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.79%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.38%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.79%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.79%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.38%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) HTTP
1 5 (3.97%) Internet
2 4 (3.17%) SSL
3 2 (1.59%) SAN
3 2 (1.59%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.59%) Modbus
3 2 (1.59%) Profibus
4 1 (0.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 14 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.97%) DTS
11 4 (3.17%) MySQL
12 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.59%) MS Access
13 2 (1.59%) QlikView
14 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.35%) Subversion
4 6 (4.76%) JIRA
5 4 (3.17%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.17%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.59%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.79%) Selenium
8 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Marketing
3 4 (3.17%) Automotive
3 4 (3.17%) Military
4 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Back Office
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 81 (64.29%) Developer
2 38 (30.16%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.49%) VB.NET Developer
4 16 (12.70%) Analyst
5 12 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.73%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Programmer
8 8 (6.35%) Junior
9 7 (5.56%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Database Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Junior Software Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Architect
11 5 (3.97%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (3.97%) Consultant
11 5 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database Developer
11 5 (3.97%) CRM Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (45.24%) ASP.NET
3 34 (26.98%) HTML
4 24 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 19 (15.08%) XML
6 13 (10.32%) CSS
7 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 9 (7.14%) WinForms
8 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (6.35%) jQuery
10 7 (5.56%) Web Services
11 6 (4.76%) COM+
11 6 (4.76%) Classic ASP
11 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (3.97%) Ajax
12 5 (3.97%) WCF
13 4 (3.17%) HTML5
13 4 (3.17%) XSLT
14 3 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Data Structures
2 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.56%) SCADA
3 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.38%) NHS
5 2 (1.59%) Replication
5 2 (1.59%) Clustering
5 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) iPhone
6 1 (0.79%) W3C
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.63%) Windows
2 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.59%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) UNIX
3 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
4 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.11%) MVC
2 14 (11.11%) SDLC
3 12 (9.52%) CRM
3 12 (9.52%) TDD
3 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 11 (8.73%) Scrum
5 10 (7.94%) Web Development
5 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.14%) ETL
6 9 (7.14%) ITIL
7 8 (6.35%) OO
7 8 (6.35%) Data Analysis
8 7 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.76%) SOA
9 6 (4.76%) Migration
10 5 (3.97%) OOD
10 5 (3.97%) Service Management
11 4 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 70 (55.56%) C#
2 69 (54.76%) SQL
3 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 27 (21.43%) VB
5 20 (15.87%) PL/SQL
6 18 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 17 (13.49%) VBScript
8 13 (10.32%) C++
8 13 (10.32%) VB6
9 10 (7.94%) VBA
10 9 (7.14%) Java
11 5 (3.97%) PHP
12 3 (2.38%) Ruby
13 2 (1.59%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.59%) C
14 1 (0.79%) Delphi
14 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.79%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.35%) Degree
3 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.17%) MCAD
4 4 (3.17%) MCSD
4 4 (3.17%) MCDBA
5 3 (2.38%) MCTS
6 2 (1.59%) MCITP
6 2 (1.59%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.08%) Oracle
3 6 (4.76%) Business Objects
3 6 (4.76%) Adobe
4 5 (3.97%) Aprimo
4 5 (3.97%) Tableau
4 5 (3.97%) Eloqua
5 4 (3.17%) IBM
6 3 (2.38%) Google
7 2 (1.59%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.59%) Sun
7 2 (1.59%) Siemens
8 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.79%) Perforce
8 1 (0.79%) Telerik
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) SAP
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